The Argument From Reason

The Argument From Reason Ironically, if Naturalism and Materialism are true then all knowledge, reason, and truth is illusory. In other words, if naturalism or materialism is true, we could never know it. Two of my favorite arguments for the existence of God are The Moral Argument and The Argument From Reason.  They both hit […]

Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Neuroplasticity, also known as brain plasticity, is an umbrella term that encompasses both synaptic plasticity and non-synaptic plasticity—it refers to changes in neural pathways and synapses due to changes in behavior, environment, neural processes, thinking, emotions, as well as changes resulting from bodily injury.[1] Neuroplasticity has replaced the formerly-held […]

The pope, the big bang, and evolution

A couple of friends that I work with turned my attention to a story in the news a few weeks ago (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/pope-francis-declares-evolution-and-big-bang-theory-are-right-and-god-isnt-a-magician-with-a-magic-wand-9822514.html).  It is regarding the pope’s view on the universe and origins of life.  My response below: You both told me about what the pope said regarding evolution and I think it deserves discussion.  […]